Over half a century diabetes has hit the Black community hard. Now one man has created a device to fight back.
Freddie Figgers, founder of Figgers Communication and Figgers Health Systems, has released a one of a kind SMART glucose meter that allows for real-time accountability and monitoring with just one simple touch. Compatible with iOS/iPhone and Android systems, this FDA Approved and Patent Pending device gathers information from test results and immediately uploads to the EHR (Electronic Health Records) for real-time, patient centered records (making information available instantaneously and securely to authorized users). This device, is the most accurate glucose meter on the market today! The entire unit with strips can be purchased directly from the company’s website at FiggersHealth.com or ordered through his/her primary care physician.
Here are some real stats to consider:
4.9 million African-American adults, or 18.7% of all African Americans ≥ 20 years of age, have diagnosed or undiagnosed diabetes, compared to 7.1% of non-Hispanic white Americans.
The risk of diabetes is 77% higher among African Americans than among non-Hispanic white Americans.
African Americans are almost 50% more likely to develop diabetic retinopathy than non-Hispanic whites.
With more than 1.5 million new cases of Americans diagnosed with diabetes every year it has become imperative for the health community to find avenues of accountability and treatment.
The Figgers Health Smart Blood Glucose Monitoring System is designed to quantitatively measure the glucose concentration in fresh capillary whole blood samples drawn from the fingertips. Accuracy of each test result is the priority of Figgers Health; so where traditional testing strips may only contain 3 or 4 electrodes, the Figgers Health glucose test strips has 8 electrodes to eliminate various interference during the testing process ensuring the best of results. All results are secure and shareable and only with the patients permission. Once uploaded, the results are then…